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Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Embassies brace for protests over Manila dispute

Friday, 11 May, 2012, 12:00am

City of contrasts

Johannesburg is known more for its tumultuous political past, crime rate and status as one of the biggest business centres in Africa than as an epicentre for art and culture, but that is slowly changing.

26 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Game if you are

South Africa has always had the makings of a dream holiday destination. It has warm, hospitable people, excellent food and wine, stunning natural landscapes and unforgettable wildlife reserves. But it was last year's Fifa World Cup that proved the country was eager to be enjoyed by international travellers.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Life: how it all began

Scientists have always wondered where humans come from. Eventually they began to understand that we came from apes. But religion had always told people that God made us.

So scientists began to look for proof that man had changed from being an ape. This month is the anniversary of a very important discovery in the part of that puzzle.

Meet Lucy

22 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Michael Church in South Africa

Four kilometres below the highveld, not far from the bustling streets of Johannesburg, drills pound at a deafening volume and the air is thick with the smell of disintegrating rock.

11 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Boardroom business as usual at Elements opening bash

Every other shop in Elements has had an opening bash, so why not the mall itself. That's why festivities were held on Friday night on the outdoor third-floor courtyard with a very corporate guest list walking up a red carpet and crowding into their civic square.

19 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Husband too distraught to aid probe of S Africa murder

More than a week after the murder of a Hong Kong businesswoman in a botched robbery in South Africa, her husband is still too devastated by her death to talk to police about her death.

Tsang Chuen-tia, 41, was driving through Katlehong, a sprawling township that is home to mostly poor, unemployed blacks to the east of Johannesburg, when she was attacked.

4 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Liverpool's Hong Kong trip in doubt

An official from a leading South African club has confirmed that Liverpool are in talks to visit the country to play matches which would clash with the English club's scheduled visit to Hong Kong.

13 Jun 2003 - 12:00am


1 Apartheid Museum The museum is as determined to keep alive the memory of a hated system as the new South Africa is to move beyond a dreadful legacy. And, even if make-believe, visitors are hurled into the core of apartheid the minute they hand over their entrance fee.

22 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Radebe ready for final bow at World Cup

A journey that began on the dusty and dangerous streets of Soweto is about to come to an end for South Africa's most famous footballer Lucas Radebe. From the infamous township on the ouskirts of Johannesburg to Elland Road in northern England, Radebe has strode imperiously, dominating the game like a colossus for nearly a decade for both Leeds United and South Africa.

22 May 2002 - 12:00am

Purchase settled

ENGLONG International says the acquisition of 51 per cent of Edenvale Holdings was completed on February 8.

Edenvale has 12 iron refining ventures in China.

12 Feb 1996 - 12:00am